KB Guilford’s Pub in Wyoming is sponsoring a golf tournament to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project, a non-profit which aids injured soldiers. The group’s mission is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded warriors in this nation’s history. The group’s goals are to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members. To help injured service members aid and assist each other. And to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members. Check out http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
The golf tournament is Sunday, July 17 at Stonehedge Golf Course in Tunkhannock. The format is two-person captain and mate. The cost is $100 per player which includes cart, green fees, lunch at the turn and dinner at Guilford’s after the tournament.
Based on a full field $1,200 in prize money will be paid out to the first three places in the top three flights. The tourney also features closet to the pin and long drive awards, skins game and door prizes.
Tee sponsorships are available for $50. Stop in Guilford’s at 87 Wyoming Avenue in Wyoming, call Guilford’s at 693-4060 or Bob Guilford at 592-4279. Or send a check for a team for $200 payable to KB Guilford’s at the above address, zip 18644.
KB Guilford proprietor Bob Guilford has a son serving in Afghanistan.
The Pittston Area Soccer Booster Club is seeking donations of water, Gatorade, baked goods, etc. for its Patriot Cup Soccer Tournament to be held on Saturday, August 6.
In addition to food or beverages, all parents of girls and boys soccer players at the junior and senior high level are kindly asked to consider volunteering time on the day of the tournament. Also, solicitations for corporate or small business advertisements for the tournament program can also begin at this time.
Any questions or concerns can be addressed to Thom Tracy at 570-760-8535.
The Pittston Red Devils Sportsmen Club is meeting Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Dr. Ruggerio’s home in West Pittston.
Discussions of summer events are on the agenda. All members are urged to attend.
The parents of the 2012 graduation class are sponsoring the Pittston Area Senior Class of 2012 Golf Tournament on August 28 at 8 a.m. at the Four Seasons Golf Club, Exeter.
The event will be a four player captain and crew event. Tickets are $60 each. This will include an Ol’ Fashioned Cookout including hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken BBQ. Prizes will be awarded for two flights, longest drive (men and women) and closest to the pin (men and women). There is room for 30 teams, so please reserve as soon as possible.
Sponsorships available are Corporate -$500, includes foursome, meal and hold sponsorship, Gold - $100, tee box sponsor, name recognition and name on main board at club house; Silver -$50, name recognition at clubhouse.
To register, send name, phone number, company, address, email address list of players names and checks payable to Pittston Area Senior Parents Association 2012, 491 Broad Street, Pittston, 18640. Donations and/or sponsorship will benefit the 2012 graduating class all night party. The party will be held on graduation night, providing a safe place for students to celebrate together.
Jenkins Twp Little League will hold its annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 23at Sand Springs Golf Course.
All money raised from this event will benefit the Jenkins Twp Little League. Registration fee is $75 per person ($300 per team) and includes green fee, cart fee, unlimited free driving range, hot dog and soda or beer at the turn, Italian buffet dinner, and prizes and raffles.
Registration form and more information can be found at www.jenkinstwplittleleague.com or by calling 760-7986.
The Duryea Little League will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, July 10 at 7 p.m. at the Duryea Little League Field House.
The West Pittston Parks and Recreation Board will sponsor the 2011 Fourth of July Young Run 4 Fun. It is Monday, July 4 at 9 a.m. This event is a special, non-competitive race for children 14 and under. It is designed for every child to be a winner and to have fun. Over 100 children participate every year. Pick up your applications at the WP Borough Building.
Sponsors are: Independent Graphics, Argo’s, Montour Oil, Don’ Machine Shop, WP Cherry Blossom Festival and many other local businesses. If any business is interested in making a donation please call Gina Malsky at 883-7277. Pre-registration entry fee is $8.00. The deadline is June 29. Proceeds of the race benefit children’s programming through the WP Rec Board.
The children run in memory of Angelo Schifano.
Wyoming Area fall sports physicals are at 3:15 p.m. at the Field House at the Stadium following this schedule:
Football grades 7-12 July 6
Girls Volleyball grades 9-12 July 13
Girls Field Hockey grades 7-12 July 13
Cross Country grades 7-12 July 13
Golf grades 9-12 July 20
Soccer (boys/girls) grades 7-8 July 20
Soccer (boys) grades 9-12 July 20
Cheerleading/Girls Tennis grades 9-12 July 20
No physical will be done without a completed School Physical Form signed by a parent/guardian. If you have not returned a completed form, pick one up at the principal’s office and bring it the day of your physical.
Athletes cannot practice without a physical.
If you cannot attend on the scheduled date, please attend on the other day. Private physicals must be submitted by August 1 to be eligible to practice with your team. Private physicals must be dated after June 1, 2011.
Reminder: Proper clothing must be worn for your physical. (For example: loose t-shirts, no layers, no bathing suits.)
The Pittston Area girls’ varsity tennis team is preparing for their 2011 fall season. Pre-season workout will be held on Tuesday, July 5 at 7 a.m. the middle school tennis courts. Players should dress for athletic activity and bring water. For more information call the high school office at 654-2415.
The Wyoming Area boys’ varsity soccer coach Sam Fuller will be hosting indoor soccer on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. at the Wyoming Area high school gymnasium. The indoor soccer is open to students who will be playing varsity soccer this year for Wyoming Area. The students may also sign-up for the team and obtain school physical forms at this time.
Mandatory practice begins on Monday, August 15 at Tenth Street School. Physicals for varsity and junior high soccer will be on July 20, 3:15 p.m. at the Wyoming Area football stadium. If you have any questions or can not sign up in person please email Coach Fuller at email@example.com.
The annual Wyoming Area Football Alumni Association Golf Tournament is set for Four Seasons Golf Club on July 30 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.
Cost is $75 per person and included cart, green fees, beverages and food. Hole sponsorships are available for $100. All proceeds benefit the Warriors football program and the Rind of Pride-Al Ciampi Scholarship.
Players or foursomes must register by July 6.
For more info, contact Lou Ciampi Jr., at 654-4040 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The annual Wyoming Area Warrior Pride football camp will be held July 29. Registration is 8-9 a.m., and camp is from 9 a.m. to noon at Jake Sobeski Stadium. Football players, ages 6-14 are welcome at the camp.
The Wyoming Area football coaches, the 2011 Warriors, and the WA football alumni will serve as coaches for this event. Pre-registration is highly suggested. The WA football alumni association are asking for a $10 donation per camper.
Checks may be made payable to Wyoming Area Football Alumni Association. This is a non-contact skill development camp and players will be drilled in the fundamentals of Wyoming Area football.
Guilford’s Pub in Wyoming is running a bus trip to a New York Yankees game on Monday, July 25. The $85 price includes game ticket, two-hour pre-party noon to 2 p.m. at Guilford’s and round-trip video bus transportation. Stop in Guilford’s at 87 Wyoming Avenue in Wyoming or call 693-4060.
Openings are available in the Stan Waleski Basketball Camp to held at the St. Joseph’s Oblates Gym in Laflin from July 11-29for boys and girls entering grades K through 8.
The camp stresses skills, fundamentals, competitions, team play and fun with all players receiving a camp t-shirt and certificate.
For camp info, call Coach Stan Waleski at 457-1206 or Coach Charles LoBrutto at 654-8030. Camp info is also available at stanwaleski.com or by e-mailing email@example.com.
The Rock Rec Center, 340 Carverton Road, will be holding its 9th annual Summer Basketball Camp. The camps are open to girls and boys Pre-K through 6th grade.
Dates and times are as follows:
Pre-K - 1st Grade, week of July 25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
2nd-3rd Grades, weeks of July 11 and August 1, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
4th - 6th Grades, weeks of July 18 and August 8, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
All 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. camps include swimming at Valley Tennis & Swim Club. For more information contact the Rock Rec Center at (570) 696-2769 or www.rockrec.org.